Sunday, September 16, 2012

Spicing It Up Cathrineholm Style!

Inside frame size: 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
(10 x 15 cm)
Over the summer I've been working on this little cutie!

No, I did not design this myself, but I did make the pattern. I just love Jan Skacelik's work so much and thought it would be fun to turn one of his mid century modern prints into a cross-stitch print. Here is the original one from his website:

It is very tricky to copy something into a cross-stitch pattern, but I still think it looks alright and I had fun making it. I'm even thinking of making another one!  {smile}

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Well, it is Sunday morning over here and the sun is coming out. Once again the promise of a beautiful day. We've been experiencing the most amazing Indian Summer over here and the rest of the week the temperatures will be between 25 and 27 C. (around 80F) Not bad at all, especially for the Pacific Northwest!

Mother Nature does show us that Fall is just around the corner. This is what I noticed out of my kitchen window just now...
Gorgeous colors right!
We will be working on some college applications and such with our eldest this morning and then this afternoon we are invited to a grand house-warming party. Our friends that were building a new house on Lake Washington, moved in a couple of weeks ago and are ready to celebrate. A good thing the weather will be so nice and warm, because they are expecting around 150 people I think and the house is certainly not big enough to hold us all. We'll be hanging out on the dock and sipping our drinks in the sunset. Like I said earlier: not bad at all!  <wink>

"Sitting on the dock of the bay..."


  1. Wat heb je dat mooi gemaakt! En wat een heerlijk vooruitzicht met het weer. Helaas lopen we nu niet meer gelijk op wat dat betreft :)

  2. Heel leuk gedaan!
    & wat een heerlijk weer! :-)

    Liefs Anneke

  3. Great little cross stitch! Hope you have a lovely time at the house warming! Ada :)

  4. Super leuk, ik hou me aanbevolen voor zo'n kunstwerk! Mooi wweer zeg bij jullie, geniet er van!

  5. Wat een heerlijk temperatuurtje hebben jullie nog. Je borduurwerk is gaaf!
    Fijne week, kram

  6. Hej på dig!
    Dat is nog 'ns inspirerend, op zo'n manier te komen tot een erg leuk borduurwerk. Onthoud ik!

    Dank voor je enthousiaste bezoek op m'n blog! 'n Feestje van herkenning :-) Dat hoge zingen...misschien volg ik zelf nog eens een cursus in 'kulning', die manier van zingen.

    Mooie fotografie zie ik bij jou!
    Succes met je looptraining!


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